8 days in Portugal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Portugal trip planner
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Fly
1
Lisbon
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Porto
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Peneda-Geres National Park
— 1 night
Drive
4
Coimbra
— 1 night
Fly

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Lisbon — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Lisbon is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Tel Aviv in May, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can fly to Porto.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Porto — 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Porto is known for sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square, wander the streets of Ribeira do Porto, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Porto online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Lisbon in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Porto: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Peneda-Geres National Park.
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Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
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Peneda-Geres National Park — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Peneda-Geres National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Peneda-Geres National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Porto to Peneda-Geres National Park takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Coimbra.
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Parks · Nature
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Coimbra — 1 night

The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Coimbra trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Peneda-Geres National Park to Coimbra takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Coimbra can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll travel back home.
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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